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How to Get Your Own Music on Spotify

More and more people are using streaming services like Spotify and iTunes instead of radio or CDs.  I've been asked by many people how I g…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

0 Dec 12, 2019

VIDEO LESSON: Led Zeppelin's "Dancing Days" on Cigar Box Guitar

We continue our series of Led Zeppelin songs arranged for cigar box guitar with the song "Dancing Days" from their 1973 album, Houses of t…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

0 Dec 12, 2019

PDF Download: Cool Gift Idea - Invite them to your shop

If you're giving a guitar kit, parts or anything DIY for the Holidays, here's an idea to add to the package.  We've created a "Full Access…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Nov 16, 2019
Reply by Taffy Evans

VIDEO: How to Play Led Zeppelin on Cigar Box Guitar - "Ten Years Gone"

Is this the quintessential Jimmy Page riff?  Now you can play it on a 4-string cigar box guitar.  I break the main riff down and show you…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Nov 15, 2019
Reply by BrianQ.

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Jim Morris Re-Creates Historic Fiddle from Just a Photo

Several months ago, I posted this photo from the 1890's in a Cigar Box Nation email with the challenge for somebody to make a similar inst…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

34 Nov 15, 2019
Reply by BrianQ.

VIDEO: Beginner Cigar Box Guitar Lesson - the 0-3-5 Blues Scale Secret

Here's an easy way to grasp the blues scale on a 3-string fretted cigar box guitar. Shane uses a CBGitty Tin Pan Alley guitar to teach the…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

3 Nov 14, 2019
Reply by BrianQ.

Make a Lo-Fi Telephone Microphone! EASY 5 Minute Project

by Shane Speal I can't believe how easy this was to make.  The mic is perfect for blues harmonica or lo-fi vocals...and all you need is an…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Nov 11, 2019
Reply by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

Homemade Fretless Bass Schematic

These plans are archived as a downloadable PDF file, perfect for printing.  In them, author "Bill" shows his schematic for making a primit…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Nov 9, 2019
Reply by BrianQ.

Build a One-String Box Bass

In our never ending search for cigar box guitar plans, we stumbled across these very simple instructions to build a one-string bass with a…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

8 Nov 5, 2019
Reply by Paul Craig

Christopher Ameruoso Returns With Quiet Riot's Drummer!!! New Video, "Swamp Fly"

A.B.S. Ameruoso-Banali-Sanchez Is a side project from Cigar Box Nation member, Christopher Ameruoso (Swamp Rock Music), Frankie Banali leg…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

3 Nov 2, 2019
Reply by Eric Shepherd

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